Towards an Accommodation of Delay in Temporal Active Databases

J. F. Roddick, M. Schrefl

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Abstract

Business rules can be formulated according to the event-condition-action structure of triggers in active databases. However, delays in the execution of such rules can cause unexpected and undesired side-effects. While business rules are commonly constructed from an external user's perspective, users often neglect to cater for the cases in which unanticipated sequences of I/O and rule activation events occur. This paper examines this issue from the perspective of temporal databases and discusses a framework for accommodating delay in rule activation. In order to do this the paper also outlines a flexible technique to ensure correct transaction sequencing in transaction-time databases.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 11th Australasian Database Conference. ADC 2000
EditorsMaria E. Orlowska
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages115-119
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)0769505287, 9780769505282
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes
Event11th Australasian Database Conference, ADC 2000 - Canberra, Australia
Duration: 31 Jan 20003 Feb 2000

Publication series

NameProceedings - 11th Australasian Database Conference, ADC 2000

Conference

Conference11th Australasian Database Conference, ADC 2000
CountryAustralia
CityCanberra
Period31/01/003/02/00

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